June 11, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP announced today that veteran litigator Angela Hart-Edwards has joined the firm as a partner in the Washington, D.C. office. She joins from Akerman, where she was a partner.
Hart-Edwards focuses her practice in all aspects of employment law with an emphasis on representation of employers in individual and class and collective litigation matters in state and federal courts nationwide and in noncompete litigation. She has also represented companies in commercial litigation in, including but not limited to, contract disputes. She has tried more than 50 cases to verdict. Her clients represent diverse industries, including but not limited to construction, defense, and technology government contractors, manufacturing, logistics, utilities, higher education institutions, nonprofits, government, healthcare, staffing, retail, and hospitality.
Ms. Hart-Edwards is a former Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Department of Justice Civil Rights attorney. She also is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia.
“We are excited to welcome Angela to the litigation team,” said Michael A. Brown, a litigation team leader. “She brings a wealth of experience in a variety of industries, and we are looking forward to having her skill set on our team.”
She earned an LL.M in Trial Advocacy from Temple University Trial Advocacy, a J.D. from Temple University School of Law, and a B.A. in Labor Studies from Rutgers University.
Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins has more than 800 attorneys and government relations professionals with 25 offices in 11 states and Washington, DC. For more information on the firm, go to www.nelsonmullins.com.
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